Android build memory size setting

This plugin sets the maximum memory usage for Gradle when building Android apps.

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Supported Platforms

  • Cordova 10 or higher

How to Add Plugin

  1. From Monaca Cloud IDE menu, go to Configure → Cordova Plugin Settings.

  2. Under Available Plugins section, hover over the the MaxMemForAndroidBuild plugin and click Enable button.

Setting the maximum memory size at build time

  1. Open the project and open config.xml.

  2. If you want to set the memory size used in the Android build process to 4096Mb, you can do so as follows

       <preference name="monaca:jvmargs" value="-Xmx4096m"/>
  3. Then you also need to change the maximum memory size used by Gradle Daemon, for example, if you want to set it to 4G, set it as follows

       <preference name="monaca:env:GRADLE_OPTS" value="-Dorg.gradle.jvmargs='-Xmx4G'"/>

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